Directors in History (Part 8)

Birthdays in Film & TV

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 853

  • 1961-01-02 Todd Haynes, American film director
  • 1961-01-15 Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian & film director, born in Laval, Canada
  • 1961-01-17 Brian Helgeland, American writer & film director, born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • 1961-02-10 Alexander Payne, American film director (Sideways), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1961-05-08 David Winning, Canadian film director
  • 1961-05-26 Tarsem Singh, Indian film director, born in Jalandhar, India

Person of interestForest Whitaker

1961-07-15 Forest Whitaker, actor and director (The Last King of Scotland, Platoon), born in Longview, Texas

  • 1961-07-19 Campbell Scott, American actor, director and producer (Saint Ralph, Big Night), born in NYC, New York
  • 1961-07-19 Hideo Nakata, Japanese film director, born in Okayama, Japan
  • 1961-07-19 Benoît Mariage, Belgian film director, born in Virton, Belgium

Person of interestPeter Jackson

1961-10-31 Peter Jackson, New Zealand film director (Lord of the Rings - Academy Award, Best Director, 2003), born in Wellington, New Zealand

Film Director Peter Jackson
Film Director
Peter Jackson
  • 1961-11-12 Jonathan Nossiter, American film director
  • 1961-11-27 Steve Oedekerk, American film director, actor and comedian
  • 1961-11-28 Alfonso Cuarón, Mexican film director (Gravity), born in Mexico City
  • 1962-03-11 Peter Berg, American film actor, director and producer
  • 1962-03-20 Stephen Sommers, American film director
  • 1962-04-02 Clark Gregg, American actor and director (Agent Phil Coulson), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1962-06-22 Stephen Chow, Hong Kong film director and actor (Kung Fu Hustle, The Mermaid), born in Hong Kong
  • 1962-08-28 David Fincher, American film director and producer (The Social Network, Gone Girl), born in Denver, Colorado
  • 1962-09-02 Prachya Pinkaew, Thai film director
  • 1962-09-17 Baz Luhrmann, Australian film director
  • 1962-10-02 Aziz M. Osman, Malaysian actor and director
  • 1962-12-23 Kang Je-gyu, South Korean film director, born in Masan, South Korea
  • 1963-01-12 François Girard, French-Canadian film director and screenwriter, born in Saint-Félicien, Quebec
  • 1963-02-05 Steven Shainberg, American film director

Person of interestQuentin Tarantino

1963-03-27 Quentin Tarantino, American director and screenwriter (Pulp Fiction), born in Knoxville, Tennessee

Film Director & Screenwriter Quentin Tarantino
Film Director & Screenwriter
Quentin Tarantino
  • 1963-07-27 Donnie Yen, Hong Kong actor, martial artist and director (Ip Man, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), born in Guangzhou, China
  • 1963-08-15 Alejandro González Iñárritu, Mexican film director (Birdman, Babel), born in Mexico City
  • 1963-08-17 S. Shankar, Indian film director (Gentleman, Indian, Jeans), born in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India
  • 1963-09-08 Brad Silberling, American television and film director (Casper 1995), born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1963-10-12 Satoshi Kon, Japanese anime film director, born in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan (d. 2010)
  • 1964-02-24 Todd Field, American actor and film director
  • 1964-03-16 Gore Verbinski, American movie director
  • 1964-04-18 Rithy Panh, Cambodian film director (Rice People), born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • 1964-04-25 Wisit Sasanatieng, Thai film director (Tears of the Black Tiger), born in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1964-06-02 Caroline Link, German film director and screenwriter
  • 1964-07-30 Alek Keshishian, Lebanese-American film director (Madonna: Truth or Dare), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1964-10-09 Guillermo del Toro, Mexican film director (Pan's Labyrinth), born in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 1965-01-04 Yvan Attal, French actor and director, born in Tel Aviv, Israel
  • 1965-01-24 Carlos Saldanha, Brazilian film director, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 1965-02-17 Michael Bay, American film director (Armageddon, Pearl Harbor), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestAamir Khan

1965-03-14 Aamir Khan, Indian Bollywood actor, director and talk show host (3 Idiots, Lagaan, PK), born in Mumbai, India

Actor and Director Aamir Khan
Actor and Director
Aamir Khan
  • 1965-04-12 Tom O'Brien, American actor and director, born in Burbank, California
  • 1965-04-14 Tom Dey, American film director
  • 1965-04-16 Michael Wong Man Tak, Hong Kong-American actor and director, born in Troy, New York
  • 1965-05-23 Tom Tykwer, German film director
  • 1965-06-21 Lana [formally Larry] Wachowski, American film director (Matrix trilogy), born in Chicago Illinois
  • 1965-06-22 Uwe Boll, German film director
  • 1965-07-17 Santiago Segura, Spanish film director and actor, born in Carabanchel, Spain
  • 1965-07-24 Doug Liman, American film director
  • 1965-07-31 Julian Richards, British film director (Queen Sacrifice), born in Newport, Wales

Person of interestSam Mendes

1965-08-01 Sam Mendes, British stage and film director, born in Reading, Berkshire, England

Film Director Sam Mendes
Film Director
Sam Mendes
  • 1965-09-06 John Polson, Australian actor (The Sum of Us) and film director, born in Sydney, Australia

Person of interestJill Soloway

1965-09-26 Jill Soloway, American writer and director (Afternoon Delight), born in Chicago, Illinois

Television Writer and Director Jill Soloway
Television Writer and Director
Jill Soloway
  • 1965-11-16 Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Italian-French actress, screenwriter and film director (A Castle in Italy, Normal People), born in Turin, Italy
  • 1965-12-04 Álex de la Iglesia, Spanish film director (As Luck Would Have It), born in Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
  • 1966-02-02 D. C. Douglas, American actor and director
  • 1966-02-03 Frank Coraci, American film director
  • 1966-03-03 Fernando Colunga, Mexican actor and director (Pasión, Ladrón que roba a ladrón), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1966-03-04 Wash West [Wash Westmoreland], English film director (Still Alice, The Last of Robin Hood), born in Leeds, England
  • 1966-04-06 Young Man Kang, South Korean film director

Person of interestJ. J. Abrams

1966-06-27 J. J. Abrams, American writer, producer and director (Lost, Star Wars: the Force Awakens), born in NYC, New York

Director, Producer and Writer J. J. Abrams
Director, Producer and Writer
J. J. Abrams
  • 1966-09-05 Achero Mañas, Spanish actor and film director, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1966-09-28 Puri Jagannadh, Indian film director
  • 1966-12-08 Jeff Tremaine, American television and film director, born in Rockville, Maryland
  • 1966-12-14 Lucrecia Martel, Argentine film director (La Ciénaga), born in Salta, Argentina
  • 1967-01-01 Juanma Bajo Ulloa, Spanish film director
  • 1967-01-05 J. H. Wyman, American film producer & director (Almost Human), born in Oakland, California
  • 1967-01-25 Mark Bamford, American film director & screenwriter, born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1967-05-20 Gabriele Muccino, Italian film director
  • 1967-06-24 Janez Lapajne, Slovenian film director
  • 1967-09-08 Kimberly Peirce, American film director (Boys Don't Cry), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • 1967-10-28 Kevin Macdonald, Scottish film director
  • 1967-11-15 François Ozon, French film director
  • 1967-12-11 Chris Shepherd, English film director, born in Anfield, Liverpool, England
  • 1967-12-29 Lilly [formerly Andy] Wachowski, American film director (Matrix trilogy), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1968-01-06 John Singleton, American director and screenwriter (Boyz in the Hood), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2019)
  • 1968-04-01 Andreas Schnaas, German horror film director
  • 1968-04-04 Jennifer Lynch, American film director, screenwriter and author of The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1968-05-26 Fernando León de Aranoa, Spanish film director
  • 1968-08-10 Peter Docter, American film director
  • 1968-09-10 Guy Ritchie, British film director (Sherlock Holmes), born in Hartfield, England
  • 1968-09-16 Walt Becker, American writer and film director (Van Wilder), born in Hollywood, California
  • 1968-12-01 Justin Chadwick, British actor and director
  • 1969-03-28 Brett Ratner, American film director (Rush Hour), born in Miami Beach, Florida
  • 1969-08-01 David Wain, American actor and director (Wet Hot American Summer), born in Shaker Heights, Ohio
  • 1969-09-13 Bong Joon-ho, South Korean film director (Parasite), born in Daegu, South Korea
  • 1969-09-15 Jeffrey Schwarz, American film director and producer
  • 1969-12-05 Morgan J. Freeman, American film director (Hurricane Streets), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1970-03-13 Tim Story, American film director and producer (The Story Company), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1970-03-26 Martin McDonagh, Anglo-Irish playwright, screenwriter and film director (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), born in London, England
  • 1970-05-23 Nanette Burstein, American director and producer
  • 1970-06-18 Greg Yaitanes, American television and film director (hOUSE m.d.), born in Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • 1970-07-16 Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thai film director, born in Bangkok, Thailand

Person of interestChristopher Nolan

1970-07-30 Christopher Nolan, English film director (Inception, Interstellar), born in London, England

  • 1970-08-06 M. Night Shyamalan, Indian-American film director (The Sixth Sense), born in Mahé, India
  • 1970-12-15 Michael Shanks, Canadian actor and director (Stargate), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1971-01-13 John Mallory Asher, American film actor/director
  • 1971-03-04 Shavar Ross, American actor-turned film director, writer, film producer and editor
  • 1971-03-07 Matthew Vaughn, British producer and director (Kingsman films), born in London, England

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